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Beam Me Up Scotty - A Real Live Teleporter

Beam me up Scotty! A team of scientists in Australia has successfully teleported a laser beam from point A to point B in a matter of seconds. But does this mean we will soon be teleporting from the kitchen to the living room on a regular basis? Kidzworld has the 411 on this scientific breakthrough.

The team of physicists from the Australian National University has been working on a device that is able to copy and destroy sub-atomic particles (that means they are super, super small) and then recreate those sub-atomic particles somewhere else. Scientists around the world have been working on similar machines, but this group of Australian scientists has had the most success in repeating the experiment over and over again.

Dr. Ping Koy Lam was the physicist in charge of the Australian team and, although he is excited about this recent breakthrough, he doesn't think we will be using teleportation on human beings any time soon. They would however, like to experiment teleporting solid objects.

Most likely this new scientific discovery will be used, not to transport people from place to place, but to send information instead. Dr. Lam predicts that if the same technology that was used to teleport the laser beam were to be used on a computer, information would be able to travel millions of times faster than even the super-computers of today.

What would you like to teleport? Or if teleportation worked on humans, where would you want to go? and let us know.

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    Where Would You Teleport?

    • I would teleport myself to the moon.
    • Everywhere! It would save me from walking so much.
    • Into movie theatres so I could see all my fave movies for free.
    • Teleportation sorta freaks me out.

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    Pink_Cool_Girl
    Yes. They actually are. 
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    rainbowpoptart
    "Pink_Cool_Girl" wrote:Anyways, I know girls are into cleaning and dolls, and you have a very good point there. But your also missing it.  I feel like I addressed everything.. Which part of your point am I missing?   "Pink_Cool_Girl" wrote:ANOTHER thing is the computer for boys and girls. One computer is $12.99. 50 functions. Blue and white. AKA for boys.    Girls: -White and pink -9 dollars -25 DAMN FUNCTIONS I suppose that does look a bit problematic. Are they the same brand?
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    Pink_Cool_Girl
    Oh Rainbowpoptart. Where were you. Anyways, I know girls are into cleaning and dolls, and you have a very good point there. But your also missing it. ANOTHER thing is the computer for boys and girls. One computer is $12.99. 50 functions. Blue and white. AKA for boys. Girls:-White and pink-9 dollars-25 DAMN FUNCTIONSProve anything to you yet? 
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    Pink_Cool_Girl
    "Powerslave" wrote:Generally boys are more into things that are more competitive, violent etc. and girls are generally into beauty, dolls and things of that nature. These toys reflect that idea.Yes, but new feminists are being born each day. See, I hate pink, beauty, and I cringe at the name "Shopping". I know others don't, but most do. Speaking of which, I was on ROBLOX today when someone said "Girls are noobs".  I was extremely offended by this. I know this got off topic, but still. Girls shouldn't be influenced by toys and gender roles. 
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    rainbowpoptart
    Companies create products targeted towards a specific audience.     Toys specifically targeted towards girls are pink and frilly or about professions mostly girls have aren't that way because it's sexist, they're that way because girls generally like the colour pink, pretending to cook (because cooking is really fun), and enjoy taking care of their stuffed animals or baby dolls as if they were actual living things. (These things also teach them skill sets that will be helpful to them in the future, such as how to raise a child if you have any and how to cook so you don't starve to death.)      Toys specifically targeted towards boys are blue or green and/or related to guns and cars and gross bugs/animals because that's what guys are generally into. (And I haven't heard of any science kits targeted specifically towards boys..? Every science kit advert I've seen has had both males and females in it, and I've seen a rather nice amount of them.) That's just the way we are. Nothing will change that. I don't think toys [and other things] should be specifically gendered. Anyone can do and play with anything. Just because it's targeted towards girls or because girls generally have this job more than boys do, doesn't mean a boy can't play with that toy or have that job and vice versa. A product being for this one gender shouldn't stop people of the other gender from buying it. This probably wasn't as coherent as I'd like for it to be, but today's science lesson completely fried my brain, and I don't think I can properly do anything except breathe for the next few hours.
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